Andrew Romeo, MD

Dr. Andrew Romeo is a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon specializing in functional neurosurgery for movement disorders and epilepsy. After completing his undergraduate study at Rhodes College in Tennessee, Dr. Romeo completed his medical degree, neurosurgery residency and a fellowship in stereotactic and functional neurosurgery at the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham.



Bachelor of Science - Rhodes College

Doctor of Medicine - University of Alabama School of Medicine

Residency - University of Alabama School of Medicine

Fellowship - University of Alabama School of Medicine


Professional Experience

Clinical Instructor Neurosurgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Faculty Neurosurgeon, Brookwood Baptist Medical Center

Neurosurgery Resident, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Research Assistant at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Department of Neurobiology


Professional Memberships

Congress of Neurological Surgeons

American Academy of Neurological Surgeons

Alpha Omega Alpha Society



Alpha Omega Alpha Academic Society Award



  1. Pizarro D, Ilyas A, Toth E, Romeo A et al. Automated detection of mesial temporal and temporoperisylvian seizures in the anterior thalamic nucleus. Epilepsy Res. 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2018.07.014
  2. Romeo A, Dubuc D, et al. Cortical activation elicited by STN DBS motor side effects. Neuromodulation. Accepted 2018.
  3. Ilyas A, Chen CJ, Ding D, Romeo et al. Magnetic Resonance-guided, high-intensity focused sonolysis: potential applications for stroke. Neurosurg Focus. 2018. DOI:10.3171/2017.11.FOCUS17608
  4. Shenai MB, Patel D, Romeo A, et al. The Relationship of Electrophysiologic STN Length as a Predictor of Outcomes in DBS for Parkinson’s Disease. Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery. 2017. DOI: 10.1159/000478023

  5. Foreman P, Jackson B, Romeo A, et al. Postoperative radiosurgery for the treatment of metastatic brain tumor: evaluation of local failure and leptomeningeal disease. J Clin Neurosci. 2017. DOI:10.1016/j.jocn.2017.12.009

  6. Shenai MB, Romeo A. Spatial topographies of unilateral subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation efficacy for ipsilateral, contralateral, midline, and total Parkinson disease motor symptoms. Neurosurgery. 2015. DOI:10.1227/NEU.0000000000000613

  7. Romeo A, Naftel RP, et al. Long-term change in ventricular size following endoscopic third ventriculostomy for hydrocephalus due to tectal plate gliomas. J Neurosurg Peds. 2013. DOI:10.3171/2012.9.PEDS12243

  8. Mortazavi MM, Romeo AK, et al. Hypertonic saline for treating raised intracranial pressure: literature review and meta-analysis. J Neurosurg. 2012. DOI:10.3171/2011.7.JNS102142

  9. Tubbs, RS, Blouir MC, Romeo AK, et al. Spinal cord ischemia and atherosclerosis: a review of the literature.